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courses, but has attracted just 1 student outside of the u-c system. the university began offering 14 on-line courses for college credit a year ago, aiming to generate new revenue by enrolling students worldwide. 17-hundred u-c students have taken the courses, but only one of them is not already enrolled at a u-c campus. governor brown is now looking into the program. >> disgraced cycling champion lance armstrong. has agreed to a rare televised interview with oprah winfrey that will air next week. winfery's web site says, armstrong will address allegations that he used performance- enhancing drugs during his cycling career. this comes days after the new york times reported. that armstrong was telling associates he is considering admitting to doping allegations. which for so long. he so vehemently denied. armstrong was stripped of his 7-tour de france titles. and has been banned from cycling competitions for life >> jacqueline: big changes coming to the forecast spotty showers with cold arctic temperatures will be dropping significantly add look at the morning lows, 20's! frigid temperatu
department says it's been in contact with american hostages families. >> a researcher at uc davis injured in a small explosion that took place inside of an apartment this morning. police say they were called around 1:30 a.m. when];=b this man showed up suffering from injuries to his hands. they evacuated the building. it's not clear what caused this explosion. >> uc reej yenlts conclude tleed days of meetings this afternoon in san francisco. all of the heavy hitters from sacramento were there with officials. >> governor brown came to tout an area of collaborations between legislature and uc system. >> is there is broad agreement here today that the state can no longer be relied on for funding as it has been in the past. doesn't that mean privatization? no. they say, but no one knows yet what the new model will look like. >> month one missed an opportunity and the budget influgs to prevent under graduate tuition increase kreess. no one missed an opportunity model has to be figured out going forward. brown boiled it down to too much spending, and a financial model that has to be overhauled
by a little known online education program wrun by university of california. uc spent $4.3 million marketing uc online courses in hopes of getting nonusc students to enroll in web based classes for a fee. but the chronicle reports only one person has taken a class during that time. the university says the concept was launched in 2010 before other universities like stanford and harvard began giving them away for free. governor brown ordered regents to emplain them selfs and talk about this program next wednesday in a meeting. >> cruise planning to head off a possible flood in east palo alto. they packed about 10,000 sandbags today. today, they will line the bags in a levy that. >> u.s. forest service offering public a chance to ski with a ranger. the hour long program will be offered on mondays and fridays starting next friday. participants must purchase tickis and being intermediate levels or above skiers. >> love that idea. >> fantastic. >> all right. sandhya patel join us now. >> yes. she's up on the roof. sounds like cold is coming. >> yes. real cold, looking behind me, the wind is calm.
in san anselmo. the park is expected to open on june 1st in san anselmo avenue near city hall. >>> uc offers classes for 24 to $2,400. but uc is not drawing nonuc students only one in fact. uc is getting competition from other units such as stanford which offers courses for free. >>> multiple choice questions on state standardized tests may soon be a thing of the past for california students. s t udents the new way of testing is scheduled to be rolled out in the 2014-2015 school year pending approval by lawmakers and the governor. >>> a marin county landmark has a completely new look following several storms. this is the way the arch looked like at the tennessee beach at tennessee cove for decades. for many years it's also been a favorite spot for pictures. but on december 29th. a graduate student at the institute of technology was on the beach taking pictures when all of a sudden that arch came tumbling down. the graduate student and his geologist father said the noise was so loud it also blocked out the sounds of the waves. >>> it starts way up here and you see the curser this red l
digital courses a year ago. unlike uc, stanford and harvard which offer online college courses for free, uc officials say the fact that their courses allow students to interact with professors and fellow students, more students will be signing up. >>> so do you think you need a break from your stressful job? the website "careercast" put together a list of the least stressful jobs. number one, university professor followed by seamstress or tailor, medical records technician at 3. if you are a jeweler, you're in luck, you're number 4. then medical lab technician. apparently not having someone look over your shoulder is kind of a big deal. >> i think so. >> not surprisingly jobs where no one is watching over your shoulder key to low blood pressure. the most stressful john obviously is being in the military. >> no kidding and for their families, too. >> absolutely. >>> what do you think about meteorologist? >> highly stressful job when we have jobs coming or way. but university professor, that's interesting. is that because they have all our p.a.'s wor
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
a tuition hike at ucs next school year. the proposal includes an additional $250 million to the uc system. a uc spokesman tells the "sacramento bee" they are excited about the proposal. >>> another cold, cold, cold, cold, cold, cold night here in the bay area. [ laughter ] >> brian hackney -- >> what was it? >> -- has more on the cold freeze warning in effect. brian. >> that's enough of those four- letter words. [ laughter ] >> actually at this hour things are a tiny bit warmer. 45 at concord, oakland 50, livermore 45. it was 43 last night at this time. so it's still going to get cold. freeze warnings are posted for all bay area valleys up in the north bay and down through santa clara county. temperatures will get as low as 26 tonight. so be sure to protect plants, pets. but in the extended forecast, it looks as if after the -- the big chill is going to ease up with that low pressure dome heading into the inner mountain region, high pressure building over the west coast. that's good news ahead for us. we'll have it all when we cover the weat
from certain areas canceled their trip they would eliminate 14% of the congestion. researchers from uc berkeley used cell phone and gps to determine the areas that include dublin, hayward, san jose, san rafael and parts of san ramon. >>> what may be the boat to meat in the america's cup got its wing today. oracle usa received the widge at the port of oakland. it was damaged in october when the boat capsized. the wing was built in new zealand. it's on its way to the team base. oracle says the catamaran will be ready to sail again next month after the repairs are complete. >>> good afternoon to you. a quiet, hazy day over the bay area. an advisory for a spare the air has been claired today -- declared. the visibility still quite dense in some areas, i should say. in areas around concord and santa rosa reporting visibility. down to a quarter mile, half- mile. temperatures this morning, mid- 40s to 50s. if you have the sunshine, you are several degrees warmer than yesterday. if you have the fog and cloudiness, you are cooler than yesterday. and in concord, anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees coo
. researchers from uc-berkeley and mit tracked more than 350,000 drivers through their cell phone and gps signals. when a group came from outlying neighborhoods to travel long distances at the same time, they often clogged up freeways. caltrans and local agencies are reviewing the data and may put in more metering lights to spread out the volume in frequently congested areas. >>> now you can use your phone to pay for parking in almost any metered space in san francisco. they are now covered with a pay by phone app. with that, you can add time without going back to your car and the app will even send you a text to remind you when your meter is about to expire. only meters not included are language the embarcadero because they fall under the jurisdiction of the port of san francisco. >>> and those nearly silent smart cars soon could get a little louder. the ntsb is considering regulations requiring electric and hybrid cars to emit some noise. the point is to make conditions safer for pedestrians who may not hear the cars coming. >>> well, we have smart ca
. the university spent more than $4 million marketing new online courses. the plan was to offer uc quality courses online to anyone including those not enrolled at the school. classes cost between $1,400 and $2,200. only one non-uc student signed up for an online class in the past year. another major problem, others like stanford and harvard offer many for free. >>> you are watching one right now. of course talking about the it tv set. >> the hottest ticket at the consumer electronics show in las vegas and our business and tech reporter scott budman to peer into the future. do you get to sample all of the these? is it for sale or just display? >> reporter: these are all samples. they're not for sale yet. sort of what you will be able to buy and that goes for a lot you're about to see. the future is bright and the future is very thin if you're a television set. they're still big draws and they're getting better. when it comes to television, we still like things big. the big screen, high resolution, you know, to impress our friends who come over to watch sports or strange reality shows. but after th
been pressuring the state p uc for years to change what he calls its complacent ways. san bruno pipeline explosion 2010 he's criticized how lacks the companies and how cozyting the cpuc chairman is to the company he regulates. now this. budget discrepancy. >> we don't know if they are going in the right place. we don't know if they are spending more than they should. less than they should. the problem is that it's again our money. they can't account for. >>reporter: cpuc declined to be interviewed fwhu a formal response to the department of finance it basically agreed to almost every finding and promised to correct the problem. audit found that despite discrepancy the commission avoided going into the red in most cases. governor brown pencilled in 20 200,000 dollars more for the cpuc to hire 3 additional budget people to keep the finances in order. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> still ahead here tonight on 7 news at 9:00. presidential inauguration. ♪ [ piano playing]. >> you are going to meet several bay area people who will be part of the festivities in washington
snooing more to come. convicted stalker learns his fate. graduate from uc berkeley and masters degree from columbia. now the next institute he will attend is state prison. we'll explain why. >>> plus abc 7 news follows up on man busted for conning parking lot patron. tonight we show you his extensive rap sheet. story only on abc 7 news. >>> and spencer is here with the weather. >> all right i'm here accu-weather forecast center. freezing cold weather ended but the wet weather about to begin. close-up look at the accu-weather forecast in just a moment. >> thank you sir. >> also tonight new messaging serves facebook that could allow to you call your friends for free forever. >> plus capturing the worst day of obama presidency. stay with ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> man used hidden camera and computer spyware to stalk his ex girlfriend sentenced to 20 years in prison today. the boyfrie
they were part of uc research colony. funding for the research dried up recently and 3 animals, well they needed a new home. oakland zoo told uc they would be happy to adopt them. zoo said it will keep the younger trio separate from elderly pair already at the zo zoo. worried about potential fighting because of the age difference. we'll see if they get adjusted. >> unusual sight. snow in the holy land. biggest snow in 20 years. lots of people set out to enjoy it with snow bull fights. as you can see a lot of photographs. >>> check this out. really stunning site in australia. towering red wave traveling more than 60 miles an hour. it is in fact rust colored sand caught up with ocean water. no sear us damage was reported but it was certainly dramatic and spectacular. >> let's get one last check on what's going to happen around here. cold tonight. zapped the. >> yes. we got rid of the snow from the santa cruz mountains and down around the southern end of monteray county where we saw several inches of snow. now live doppler 7 hd seeing a quiet scene but the chilly will be set
. in a 2004 study. u-c berkeley found that the rising minimum wage had no impact on jobs or the propensity of employers to leave the area. it also found that restaurants increased costs to customers. with prices rising 6-point-two percent for fast food and one- point-eight percent for sit- down eaters. >>> with the new year - california will be getting a lot of new laws. kron four's philippe djegal highlights a few of them. >> there have been 800 new laws. i scanned through and here is what you should know. assemblywoman joan buchanan's bill regarding metal purchases passed. the fine for dealers who knowingly buy metals used at public utlities facilities jumps up big time. now 250-dollars. in a few days. four times that amount. to one thousand dollars. >>> another bill out of the assembly. gives women greater access to birth control. a-b 23-48 will now allow certified nurses, midwives, nurse practicioners and physician's assistants to prescribe that medication. and, drivers licenses for illegals. >>> some 400-thousand undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for a license. this applie
taken a class. the university began offering 14 digital courses a year ago. unlike the uc, stanford and harvard offer online college courses for free. uc officials say the fact that their courses allow students to interact with professors and fellow students, more students will be signing up. >>> an iconic church with a presidential past will soon help same-sex couples to tie the knot in washington, d.c. the washington national cathedral will announce today its new policy to implement a new rite of marriage for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members. the cathedral has been used for presidential inaugural prayer services, state funeral services and actually for president eisenhower and johnson were held here, as well. >>> a local author decided to make a big splash before a book signing. take a look. jamal agus swam to his event yesterday from treasure island to mainland san francisco. he said he had no concerns in the water. >> out there i felt great. it's all this stuff on land that i still have to worry about. >> he worries more on lan
area and looked around and wondered, where did all these cars come from? now a new study by uc-berkeley and mit answers that. they track about 350,000 bay area drivers using cell phones and gps signals and found most traffic jams are caused by drivers who come from outlying areas but all head in the same direction around the same time clogging up the roads. some of those areas that cause traffic include san ramon, san jose, hayward, dublin and san rafael. caltrans plans to use this information to reduce traffic in the future. one idea, more metering lights. they want to spread out those drivers to keep traffic moving smoothly. another asking drivers in those outlying areas to leave an hour earlier or an hour later. the study shows that by reducing the number of cars on the roads by just 1%, it would save another drive 8 minutes of drive time per hour. again, we're live in san ramon taking a look at interstate 680. traffic is moving now but give it another hour or two it's going to look different. it gets very congested here but with this new
the classes. online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "san francisco chronicle" reports the uc system spent more than $4 million marketing its online courses for nonstudents but so far only five people have signed up. those are students by the way. those are san jose sharks. but a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> they haven't been doing much lately. maybe they were taking the classes. >> maybe. never know. >>> facebook wants to change the way we search online. >> they do. the social network unveiled a graph search they call it. it allows you to narrow your searches through different categories, people, photos and places and interests. no, you can search for friends in san francisco, who loves cbs 5. >> so many, right. >> so many. graph search is available by invitation-only at least for now. >>> meantime, facebook lost nearly 1.4 million active users in december. experts say increased advertising and new experimental fees may have turned some of the people off.
won a cash settlement from the uc system. this is video. the video went viral, prompting outrage, and the calls for the resignation of the university chancellor. the settlement was reached last september, but a federal judge formally signed off on it just today. each of the 21 protesters will receive $30,000. 15 others who were sprayed will split a $100,000 settlement as well. >>> city college of san francisco will miss its march 15th deadline to fix years of money and management problems. the question now, can ccsf hang on to its accreditation? a official says the school simply needs more time. progress is blocked because the board of trustees cannot agree on closing any of the school's nine satellite campuses. also, teachers won't concede to a pay cut, and department heads are resisting a plan sending them back into the classroom. the board of trustees meets again tomorrow and on friday. students and staff are planning a protest. >>> well, up next, taking a bite out of potential thieves. >> couldn't even dream that this could be happening over here. >> it's happening. it's not
has. >> professor ed is the new dean of uc berkeley graduate school. he said the network had trouble gaining viewers, but because it reaches current or at least it's placed on the cable and satellite lineups could be exactly what al-jazeera need sdmrs they've had a very very difficult time getting traction in the american cable system. initially that was because they developed a reputation. it was kind of toxic after the first gulf war. >> the likely end result of the sale, current tv becomes al-jazeera america. >> qatar is the country from which where al-jazeera is based. it is considered a moderate country. it has enormous u.s. ties, including a massive base. >> california republican party chair tom was a guest on current numerous times. >> they are so different from the other voices out there that i think they will probably be able to find some following among our viewers in america. >> it is unclear what will happen at current's san francisco offices. two current employees told me this afternoon that they are concerned. they'll soon be looking for work. live in san francisco, i'm
is faster we will turn to mike pelton. >> the water continues to flood the intersection perry ed uc some of the through traffic is still able to come through. the officers do have a few lines that are open. road flares and officers are on the same. they stated that this broke out about 3:30 a.m.. they hope to have the water shut off within the next hour to 45 minutes. they stated that this does not mean that this road will open back up. >> congress has nearly avoided a fiscal cliff. the republican-led house of representatives agreed on a compromise late last night. if less than 24 hours after the deal was passed by the senate. if the final house vote was 257 to 167, with 85 republicans joining democrats. the vote capped off weeks of back and forth between chambers. president obama praised the compromise, saying that he does not want a repeat of the bickering in future negotiations. >> the bill case and come taxes the same for everyone except individuals making $400,000 a year or more. it also delays automatic spending cuts in defense and government programs for two months. it extends lon
was for somebody to avoid rush hour and they could help speed up fellow drives heading north. it happened at uc berkeley and using gps significant that. the research showed a select group is contributing to much of the congestion on the roads. the study found for example if one percent of drivers from dublin san rafael and other parts of san ramon would cancel their trips, traffic would drop 14% which is would alter a person's commute for 15 minutes one driver said he can't delay his trip. >> i need a car, i am a road warrior, i need a car to get where i am going so no. >>> and transportation officials can look to it as far as making small changes that would lead to big results. caltrans is studying to see if they could add metering lights and other traffic among other things. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> let's check in with sal and we were talking about spare the air and we are talking about taking public transportation if you can. we just checked in with caltrans and so far there are no major delays on the systems and hopefully it will stay that way. let's look at the r
. this fire too is under investigation tonight. >>> a uc davis researcher injured after an explosion today was arrested. he was charged with possessing materials with the intent to make a destructive device and possessing firearms on campus. authorities say he'll be booked into jail once he's released from the hospital. >>> an independent panel has found that using pepper spray on student protesters was inappropriate. last april about 100 students gathered outside a trustees meeting at a santa monica college to fight a proposed fee hike. the protest turned into a melee when an officer sprayed the crowd three times. friday's report says user pepper pray was against the college's policy. >>> a train ran off its tracks about 11:00 this morning. a total of five cars slipped off the tracks. one was leaking a clear liquid. those people were finally arrived back when the liquid was identified as a nontoxic saline solution. union pacific officials hope to up right the cars tomorrow and remove them from the track. >>> searchers in hawaii will resume their work tomorrow morning trying to find the bo
-dollar development project initiated by students at uc berkeley is underway. students returning to campus could see and hear the big changes on the south side of campus this will make way for a whole new plaza. workers moved into high gear over winter break. the students say they wanted the changes and are looking forward to a new lower sprewell plaza. >> this was initially introduced by students and they taxed themselves to pay for the project. >> the campus paid for half of the project and the students paid for the other half. >> student government and otherrants will be relocated to the echelon hall. >>> if you find yourself in a rocky romantic relationship, it could be related to how much sleep you are getting. the uc berkeley study says people who don't get enough sleep may not be expressing enough gratitude in their romantic relationships. sleepless people tend to be more self-centered and are too tired to express appreciation. expression of gratitude can lead to positive mental thinking and physical benefits. i'm not gonna say anything about my situation. [laughter] >> 8:23. let's go to sal
to a $1 million settlement in the uc davis pepper spraying incident. people everywhere were outraged by that incident under the settlement the 21 students will each get $30,000 another $100,000 will be split among 15 other individuals. and attorneys will be paid $250,000 in fees. >>> san francisco police turning to the public to hell 7 track down -- help track down a female hit and run driver who hit and injured a 15-year-old girl on christmas day. it happened 5:00 p.m. at night intersection of 19th and winston sunset district. >> the victim was transported to hospital and required several surgeries because of fractures, injuries were nonlife threatening. >> the teen was hit by a four door, newer model mercedes, grey and had paper plates the kind from a dealership. a white woman, 40 to 50 years old. >>> indications tonight search for a new police chief in san jose has been narrowed down to the finalist. robert honda has exclusive details on a meeting today, and the short list of candidates. >> reporter: it was a very well kept secret, south bay's most influential community groups, ga
that -- new report shows how much of a threat flushing living kreechts from your aquarium can be. u.c. davis study found 69% of species such as lion fish or culpara seaweed continue living once they are released. 13 invasive species have been found in california marine waters. the lion fish is particularly danger. few predators eat them so they can spread fairly quickly. >> news tonight about another water species, baby sharks. they can sense danger even in the womb unlike other sharks. embryos develop in eggs and vulnerable this to predators. its signal from natural hunters. bamboo stop moving the gills and held still. in short they froze. typical response when fright or flight is not possible. the behavior may help scientists develop more effective shark repellent. lot more to bring you. if you like selling stuff on ebay, stay tuned. >> there goes the ebay van but not making deliveries, it making pick-ups. i'm david louie. we'll explain why that you will only see on 7 coming up. >> dan: also ahead, lost dreams. a investment fraud in china is costing americans billions and the government th
. >>> a federal judge gave final approval to a $1 million settlement in the uc davis pepper spraying incident. people everywhere were outraged by that incident under the settlement the 21 students will each get $30,000 another $100,000 will be split among 15 other individuals. and attorneys will be paid $250,000 in fees. >>> san francisco police turning to the public to hell 7 track down -- help track down a female hit and run driver who hit and injured a 15-year-old girl on christmas day. it happened 5:00 p.m. at night intersection of 19th and winston sunset district. >> the victim was transported to hospital and required several surgeries because of fractures, injuries were nonlife threatening. >> the teen was hit by a four door, newer model mercedes, grey and had paper plates the kind from a dealership. a white woman, 40 to 50 years old. >>> indications tonight search for a new police chief in san jose has been narrowed down to the finalist. robert honda has exclusive details on a meeting today, and the short list of candidates. >> reporter: it was a very well kept secret, south bay's most
to become the first severely disabled student to attend uc berkeley. he also fought for disability rights. he headed the department of rehabilitation. ed roberts died in 1995. >>> in a report card published today, san francisco got an a minus for spending transparency. san francisco was listed only behind new york and chicago as one of three u.s. cities with a score of 90 or above. the report reviews the way that the nation's largest cities offer information to the public about budgets and other money matters. the board of supervisors says the city appreciates the recognition. >>> we're looking at more showers at there but nothing real heavy. it's been sort of light. and that's how it continues. low-grade showers, not enough to cause you concerns for flooding but not to slick up those roadways and mess up the afternoon commute. if you've been looking at the satellite, you can see all this moisture coming from the south. that's the subtropical air mass. temperatures the next couple of days are going to be on the mild side. look at the back edge right there. that's the edge of it. the syste
-- the csu and uc system and that's where a lot of the support is and the governor made a contract. i think he has a contract with the voters and he's willing to live up to that, ask them for more resources, ask them for money and taxes and you got that and he's not going to be irresponsible with that if we move forward. >> one thing i think is a little bit annoying to people is that -- and when we passed prop 30 is that it was doomsday. we were going to see duh coronaian -- draconian cuts and then we have a budget surplus. was that crying wolf then to get everybody to back that? >> no. this budget has $6 billion from that tax increase so without that $6 billion we would be short that amount of money. so we needed that money to balance the budget as the governor projected earlier that we will have a balanced budget if you pass the tax increase. >> we were in sacramento on monday when the legislature all got back together, a lot of new members up there. you couldn't recognize half of them. but there's also -- i already saw the lobbyists in the halls
are fighting to restore slashed state services. >>> uc-davis will have ato pay a million dollars for the pepper spraying incident. 21 "occupiers" will get $35,000 apiece the rest given to attorneys and other protestors. this happened in the fall of 2011. >>> time now 6:11. crumbling castle, are the sacramento kings on the move? >> plus a scary situation. who rescued the driver of this boat after it spun out of control? >> i love it. i wouldn't sell something i didn't love. >> and the taste of sweet success. how a local teen is hoping to turn candy bars into cash for college. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025 we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and l
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
the two victims in says they're known around campus as sneaker heads. >> a uc davis chemistry researcher who was injured in an explosion last week was being charged with 10 counts of possessing firearms and explosives. >> 32 year-old david synder pleaded not guilty to yolo county. one of his defense attorneys said her client had the materials for research and was not intending to build a bomb. >> prosecutors said investigators found liquid and solid explosive materials and devices to detonate them in the apartment. >> we will be back with more you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t. >> we are back get 4:10. >> in national headlines there could be changes to
and they are expecting a lot of activity through the bay area. >> a uc-davis chemistry researcher who was injured in an explosion last week is in charge with 10 counts of possessing firearms and explosives. 32 year-old david snyder pleaded not guilty in yellow county. one of his defense attorneys said her client had the materials for research and was not intending to build a bomb. prosecutors and investigators found liquid and solid its lows of materials and devices to detonate them and an apartment. >> welcome back but late in the commute we have a hot spot vehicle fire. some of the plastic on the vehicle actually melted and has been, attached to the pavement and they're having a hard time putting it out 1 01 at north brokaw road attested to 80, 1 01 interchange. the bart on 1 01 northbound to interstate 280, take the guadalupe parkway north from 280 and goes straight up to 1 01 or connect with 880 and get around the back up that way. late delays for the commute with the back up on 1 01 for san jose. otherwise a good area around the bay as we go to the bay bridge meeting lights are off for about
in california, one of the most popular being the albion variety that daren worked closely with uc-davis to develop. >> it has several advantages over other varieties. first of all, the production is high. i mean, this thing will produce anywhere from 6,500 to 8,000 trays a year, ok? the second thing that it does, it has that beautiful red color, probably one of the prettiest berries that you can buy on the market. it also has shipping ability. so what it does is it allows us to ship it full color. now, that has been something that has eluded us for years. >> once the berries are picked, they are then rushed into the cooling facility where huge fans draw out field heat. once cooled, they are theb trucked off for same-day delivery to a variety of places, including one of northern california's most famous berry businesses, shari's berries. started in 1989, this is the place where strawberries go on a unique adventure. here, they are drizzled, dipped, dunked, and no doubt devoured by those lucky enough to receive one. >> you talk about how a company succeeds. it's got to have a produc
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